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10-02-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By DiabloScott

https://mountdiablochallenge.itsyourrace.com/Resul...

https://mountdiablochallenge.itsyourrace.com/Results.aspx?id=11068&y=2018&eid=0&g=A&amin=0&amax=98

700 riders and the winner is
Quinn Felton 20 year old male from Belmont, CA
Chip Time...
10-01-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 629
Posted By DiabloScott

I've been using Contour cameras for years -...

I've been using Contour cameras for years - they're not making them anymore but there are lots on eBay.
I have all the mounts so I'm reluctant to switch, but today my mount broke and the camera...
09-30-22, 10:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,893
Posted By DiabloScott

Another suggestion is find a good riding buddy...

Another suggestion is find a good riding buddy who will give you honest feedback about how you're doing - things you might not notice, or might dismiss as trivial that your buddy might see...
09-30-22, 10:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 772
Posted By DiabloScott

Well you might not be able to get the tube IN...

Well you might not be able to get the tube IN there when you need it.
09-30-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 862
Posted By DiabloScott

You know who has absolute immunity? A corpse.

You know who has absolute immunity? A corpse.
09-29-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 772
Posted By DiabloScott

You must be new here... we get newbs asking the...

You must be new here... we get newbs asking the same newb questions all the time - it gets irritating, sometimes responses get snarky... it's the internet. The neutral position is; some people like...
09-28-22, 10:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By DiabloScott

Diablo Challenge 2022

I'll be the backpack hauler again this year.
I'll have my cowbell and other noisemakers on The Wall - come say HI.
And MY defined segments are the gold standard for Strava purposes.
...
09-27-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By DiabloScott

No, it's not new... been around about 5 years,...

No, it's not new... been around about 5 years, mostly the same.

I think if you buy one, you'll get a lot of interested people asking about it and admiring it; and a few people will snicker that...
09-26-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 424
Posted By DiabloScott

My first option would be to use the presta valve...

My first option would be to use the presta valve in the Shrader hole with no nuts. Chances are good it'll work fine and last long time.
Second option would be to use a nut or washer. Chances are you...
09-26-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 665
Posted By DiabloScott

It's not often we see something this unique -...

It's not often we see something this unique - thanks.
I have no suggestions.
I'll remember this for next time somebody asks.
09-26-22, 12:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 862
Posted By DiabloScott

Yeah, my patient portal said the same thing, and...

Yeah, my patient portal said the same thing, and my last booster was end of July.
And they didn't have any appointments available ... too much demand.
So I made a pharmacy appointment - got the...
09-24-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 950
Posted By DiabloScott

Those PT folks zeroed in on exactly what...

Those PT folks zeroed in on exactly what exersizes I needed to do, but they also listened to me about what I wanted to get done first (cycling). For my last visit I rode my bike there and hugged...
09-21-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,576
Posted By DiabloScott

In Iowa we had thunderstorms with tornadoes......

In Iowa we had thunderstorms with tornadoes... the kind that picked up cows and put them in the neighbor's trees, and destroyed wooden roller coasters.
09-21-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 862
Posted By DiabloScott

I have a nephew with autism and he wears a...

I have a nephew with autism and he wears a trackable wristwatch. He can take it off, but he understands he needs to wear it and he likes it. He probably wouldn't wander away, but he could certainly...
09-21-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 935
Posted By DiabloScott

Well, that's not rage quitting, and it's not...

Well, that's not rage quitting, and it's not quiet quitting... and I don't even recognize OP's name... this post rocks.
09-20-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,715
Posted By DiabloScott

I learned to scoff at stem shifters very early in...

I learned to scoff at stem shifters very early in my cycling life because I wanted to fit in with the racer crowd... just being snobby.

But on those really tall bikes where you really tall guys...
09-19-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,389
Posted By DiabloScott

Yeah, I ignored her advice and took the lens out...

Yeah, I ignored her advice and took the lens out of the right side of my glasses, so I've had a corrective external lens in the left, and a Vivity IOL implant in my right eyeball for 6 weeks now - it...
09-17-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,075
Posted By DiabloScott

Nearly done with the safety pullout lanes on The...

Nearly done with the safety pullout lanes on The Mountain.
You can't fix stupid though, ride defensively.

https://youtu.be/TmHHA3mReAA
09-17-22, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 394
Posted By DiabloScott

1. The chain on one of these bikes is not going...

1. The chain on one of these bikes is not going to last as long as a bike with less severe duty.
2. The chain on any bike with a single cog drivetrain can stretch significantly farther than the...
09-17-22, 04:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 673
Posted By DiabloScott

High cadence is nice for being efficient and...

High cadence is nice for being efficient and rapid changes in speed... but it's also saying that low cadence is bad for your knees because you're pushing too hard with too few muscle groups. So when...
09-16-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,503
Posted By DiabloScott

Apropos or not... I just got a new work...

Apropos or not... I just got a new work assignment and the project number is 5311... I'm going to either hammer or bonk.
09-14-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,737
Posted By DiabloScott

That used to be pretty common - back in the days...

That used to be pretty common - back in the days of the Yellow Pages, bike shops used to put "NO FIRENZES" in their ads.

It probably is a big problem that people buy junk from a garage sale or...
09-10-22, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By DiabloScott

Did you have sealant in there?

Did you have sealant in there?
09-06-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 623
Posted By DiabloScott

How about a 24" wheel?

How about a 24" wheel?
09-06-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,576
Posted By DiabloScott

Record high of 116 degrees in Livermore, Travis...

Record high of 116 degrees in Livermore, Travis Air Force Base hits 117 as power outages remain a threat

Tonight we dine in hell.
Probably coleslaw.
09-06-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,576
Posted By DiabloScott

I wish it were below 40. ...

I wish it were below 40.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/575x1023/43_6c15075a24207dd29e240cc3f0d3b55de83beeee.jpg
09-06-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 590
Posted By DiabloScott

1. I think this is a fine idea if you're willing...

1. I think this is a fine idea if you're willing to accept the risk that it'll ruin your bike.
2. I hacksawed off a brake bridge and cable guides on an old fixie conversion and got all kinds of...
09-04-22, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By DiabloScott

https://m.media-amazon.com/images/S/aplus-media/sc...

https://m.media-amazon.com/images/S/aplus-media/sc/b3a4c4a5-aa1f-4712-a45f-ff868e8eed60.__CR0,0,1940,1200_PT0_SX970_V1___.jpg

Looks to me like you just cut it off with a utility knife.
09-03-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,477
Posted By DiabloScott

This sounds like an April Fool joke.

This sounds like an April Fool joke.
09-02-22, 05:45 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,576
Posted By DiabloScott

Saturday 9/3 at Mount Diablo: Should remain...

Saturday 9/3 at Mount Diablo: Should remain below 90°F until about 1PM
And NGR is open for the weekend!
09-01-22, 10:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 688
Posted By DiabloScott

Well your frame is not bending out of shape every...

Well your frame is not bending out of shape every time you ride either - unless it's broken. So we're trying to figure out what is really happening, based on your inelegant explanation, and despite...
09-01-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By DiabloScott

Google estimates my time as the same... so...

Google estimates my time as the same... so apparently we'd make compatible riding partners.
You do the dishes.
09-01-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 688
Posted By DiabloScott

Exception if it's on the fixed cog (likely, since...

Exception if it's on the fixed cog (likely, since there's no brake) and OP likes to skid... wheel would slip the other way.. like the photo.
08-28-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By DiabloScott

A larger issue is that the length of the bar wrap...

A larger issue is that the length of the bar wrap isn't usually listed in advertising or labels... so it's hard to shop.
But "typically"... 2100mm or so is about what you get with a package of two...
08-23-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 838
Posted By DiabloScott

Maybe it was to hold the (too skinny) seatpost...

Maybe it was to hold the (too skinny) seatpost from slipping down... brilliant!
08-23-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,057
Posted By DiabloScott

I can feel the cramps developing before they kick...

I can feel the cramps developing before they kick in - rolling hills with lots of back and forth between low-gear grinding and high-gear spinning, when it's hot... if I stop and rest and drink and...
08-23-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By DiabloScott

They got SGR and Summit Road done well ahead of...

They got SGR and Summit Road done well ahead of schedule - I expect NGR will be done early also.
...
08-23-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,094
Posted By DiabloScott

https://i.imgur.com/0JcaprE.png I don't know...

https://i.imgur.com/0JcaprE.png
I don't know where I got that cartoon... might've been here.




The thing about getting a prostate exam is you have to find something else to talk about. Have...
08-20-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 223
Posted By DiabloScott

3. If your wheel is true and evenly...

3.

If your wheel is true and evenly tensioned, then yeah it's good to go - but if you don't start from a state of zero tension and then layer it on, the chances of buggering something up is pretty...
08-19-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,057
Posted By DiabloScott

I used to get those, but I just get the store...

I used to get those, but I just get the store brand ones from the vitamin shoppe now.
I don't know about nutritional value, but I get seriously bad leg cramps on hot days of rolling hills.
...
08-19-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 503
Posted By DiabloScott

It appears you've answered your own question then.

It appears you've answered your own question then.
08-19-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,301
Posted By DiabloScott

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/817x900/quattro_assi_1991_1cba2100d90f2db1c5c72743a02a43762eca8d49.jpg
I have nothing to contribute but this scan from my folder. Winning...
08-19-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 407
Posted By DiabloScott

Aluminum mostly fell out of favor because it...

Aluminum mostly fell out of favor because it moved from being a novelty to being seen as a cheap bike's material.
Good aluminum frames are labor intensive and expensive.
Carbon fiber got cheap, and...
08-18-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 282
Posted By DiabloScott

Word. Aluminum nipples are only for my "hardly...

Word.
Aluminum nipples are only for my "hardly ever in the rain" wheels.
http://bp0.blogger.com/_hSZo5vjiPmQ/SEIn8Egc6CI/AAAAAAAAC1o/JXr2Kws1sWw/s0-d/P5310061.JPG
08-18-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 558
Posted By DiabloScott

Those are nice, and would make a unique...

Those are nice, and would make a unique statement.
So many of them have those tiny zippers though - like the come down just below your Adam's apple... I can barely fit my big head through those...
08-15-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,478
Posted By DiabloScott

Newb. I'm not sure you can even call yourself...

Newb.
I'm not sure you can even call yourself a cyclist if you've never broken a spoke.
08-13-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,478
Posted By DiabloScott

My favorite is when they offer to order something...

My favorite is when they offer to order something for you, and you can come back in a week to pick it up. Yeah thanks... nah.
08-11-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 292,191
Posted By DiabloScott

You know the water dunk works pretty well too.

You know the water dunk works pretty well too.
08-09-22, 10:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 310
Posted By DiabloScott

I know he's still doing repairs and repaints......

I know he's still doing repairs and repaints... and he has about a 6-month backlog, and at least one client is very happy.
Yeah, call him.
08-08-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,800
Posted By DiabloScott

Fun interview with him recently: ...

Fun interview with him recently:
https://outspokencyclist.com/
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